Avid4 Adventure Journal

Avid4 Adventure Journal

January 14, 2019
The benefits of risk in outdoor adventure and risk management

The Benefits of Risk in Outdoor Adventure

Many parents recognize the importance of “risky” play yet still worry about the possibility of injury. We understand and empathize. At Avid4 Adventure, we also recognize the benefits of risky play, and it’s our job to appropriately manage the risks and teach kids to intelligently navigate risk.

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Topics: Risk Management

January 9, 2019
Journey to Becoming a B Corp, Outdoor Advocacy and What's a "B" Corp?

What's a "B" Corp?

You may be asking yourself, “What’s a ‘B’ Corp?” No, it’s not a fancy club or rigorous bootcamp. The “B” actually stands for benefit. According to BCorporation.Net, “Certified B Corporations are a new kind of business that balances purpose and profit. They are legally required to consider the impact of their decisions on their workers, customers, suppliers, community, and the environment. This is a community of leaders, driving a global movement of people using business as a force for good.” Avid4 Adventure is currently in the process of applying to become a Certified B Corp.

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Topics: Outdoor Advocacy Working for Avid4 Adventure summer camp

November 13, 2018
What to Expect When You're Expeditioning: A Guide to Our Expanded Expedition Camps

You may have heard that we're expanding our expedition camps in 2019, offering eight different expeditions across Colorado and Wyoming that cover a range of adventure sports and outdoor experiences. So why the expansion? And what exactly are these new camps all about? We're glad you asked…

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Topics: Overnight Camp

November 13, 2018
The Importance of Adventure Education (Even for the Unadventurous)

Adventure education is, put simply, the process of learning through adventure-focused experiences. Here at Avid4 Adventure, as you can probably guess, we love approaching learning this way. But we get that lots of families aren't naturally inclined toward active or outdoorsy pursuits.

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October 4, 2018
Public Lands: What are they & how can we enjoy them?

I love traveling, particularly to different countries. When I travel, my sense of gratitude for all things expands. One of the many things that I am consistently more grateful for every time I return from travels abroad is my (and our) ability to access “public lands” in this country.

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Topics: Outdoor Advocacy